Disney is developing ‘Prom,’ a comedy that revolves around a group of teens prepping for the dance, according Variety. They are looking to cast complete and the tone is said to be similar to the types of teen comedies helmed by John Hughes or Cameron Crowe.
Joe Nussbaum, who has experience directing direct-to-DVD films, will helm the project, based on a script by Katie Wech, who was an associate producer on ‘Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience.’ ‘Prom’ is not expected to be a musical and has the potential to launch a new franchise, like High School Musical.
Early plans had ‘Prom’ being produced for around $5 to $10 million, but Disney is keeping its budget and casting options for the nine lead roles open until it reads the final script. A fourth ‘High School Musical’ is in the works at Disney Channel. If they go forward, do YOU it will succeed?